Four new Wi-Fi kiosks have been installed and are operating along Third Avenue between 15th and 19th streets, just two blocks east of Union Square Park. The kiosks, called LinkNYC, are part of a City contract to repurpose payphone infrastructure. Continue reading
Today, New York City’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced plans to redevelop a city-owned site currently occupied by P.C. Richard & Son located within the Union Square district at 124 East 14th Street. A call for proposals includes guidelines encouraging developers to build office space that targets startups that outgrow incubators Continue reading
Joining the surge of tech sector businesses coming to Union Square, Adobe is consolidating its New York offices in a newly rented space on lower Fifth Avenue.
Last week, the Commercial Observer reported digital advertising and media management software developer Centro Inc. leased two full floors at 841 Broadway, one block south of Union Square Park and a few floors up from Max Brenner’s chocolate paradise. Centro Inc. is the latest tech company to find a home in the neighborhood, joining Mashable, BuzzFeed, Urban Compass, and host of other companies. The lease brings 841 Broadway to full occupancy.
This morning the New York Post reported that viral media and listicle site BuzzFeed has signed a lease for 194,000 square feet at 225 Park Avenue South, just one block north of Union Square Park. According to the Post, BuzzFeed is to create 475 jobs in the neighborhood in exchange for New York State tax incentives. The media company joins several other notable tech firms, such as Urban Compass and Mashable, drawn to the neighborhood’s accessibility and livability.
The Union Square Partnership wants to keep you connected! We’re happy to announce that we are again partnering with AT&T, Pensa, and Goal Zero to bring back the wildly popular solar-paneled cell phone charging stations for our visitors to use while in Union Continue reading